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Sale 768 — U.S. & General Foreign Stamps & Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 June, 1995

Category — Denmark thru Great Britain Postal History

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1462
c
1851, 4rs Brown (2). Second and Third Thiele printings, margins all around tied by "5" in target (Aarhus) and "1" in target (Copenhagen), with calendar ds, on separate 1853 covers, Very Fine

E. 125-150
200
1463
c
1855, 2s Blue (3). Large margins all around tied by "1" in target and by Copenhagen foot post oval ds on folded 1857 cover to Christianhavn, Very Fine

E. 150-200
160
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1464
c
1855-58, 2s-16s Royal Emblems (3,6,7). Margins all around, tied by "1" in targets, Copenhagen calendar ds on folded 1858 cover to Prussia, Berlin transit on reverse, Very Fine

E. 300-350
800
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1465
c
1855-58, 2s-16s Royal Emblems (3,6,7). Margins all around, tied by "1" in targets, Copenhagen cds on folded 1860 cover to Berlin, Very Fine

E. 300-350
750
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1466
c
1858-65, 2s-8s Royal Emblems (5,11,13). Tied by "30" in targets, by Horsens cds and by red London Paid ds on folded 1866 cover to London, 2s couple short perfs, otherwise Very Fine and colorful mixed issue cover

E. 150-200
375
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1467
c
1858, 4s Brown (7). Four even margins, tied by "2" in concentric circles on 1862 folded letter to Maribo, datelined Leith (Scotland), "Kdopa Hamburg 29-3" double circle, Maribo backstamp, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
45
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1468
c
1858, 4s Brown (7). Vertical strip of four, full to large margins all around, tied by multiple strikes of "16" in concentric circles on Aug. 1862 folded letter from Nyborg, Extremely Fine and choice

E. 300-400
600
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1469
c
1872, 1r Yellow (1). Horizontal pair, margins all around, "France" in diamond-of-dots cancel on folded 1871 letter from Guayaquil to Lima, Peru, Very Fine

E. 200-250
475
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1470
c
1865, 1r Green (5). Vertical pair, ample to huge margins showing sheet margin at top and part of adjacent stamp at left, tied by neat Guayaquil cds on folded 1866 letter to Lima, Peru, Very Fine

E. 150-200
500
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1471
c
1922, 4k Rose, 10k Blue, Inverted Overprint (63,65a). Tied by Vladivostok cds on 1922 cover, Fine and rare cover

E. 200-250
0
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1472
c
1860, 5k Blue, Roulette I (4). All teeth intact, tied by small Abo cds, boxed arrival ds on folded 1865 cover to Mustiala, Very Fine

E. 450-550
650
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1473
c
1860, 10k Rose, Roulette I (5). All teeth intact, tied by Wiborg cds, boxed arrival ds on folded 1854 cover to Helsingfors, Very Fine

E. 200-250
375
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1474
c
1870, 10p Black on Yellow, Roulette III (8). Horizontal pair, all teeth except one intact, tied by Nikolaistad cds, boxed arrival ds on folded 1871 letter to Nikarleby, Very Fine

E. 700-800
1,150
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1475
c
1866, 20p Blue, Roulette III (9). Virtually all teeth intact, tied by Tavastehus cds, boxed arrival ds on folded 1866 cover to Mustiala, Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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1476
c
1866, 40p Rose, Roulette III (10). Virtually all teeth totally intact, tied by Jakobstad cds on folded 1870 cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, Very Fine

E. 100-150
190
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1477
c
1866, 40p Rose, Roulette III (10). Nearly all teeth intact, tied by Helsingfors ds, another clear strike, ms. "Via St. Petersburg" on folded 1874 cover to Cologne, Germany, Very Fine

E. 100-130
325
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1478
c
1866, 5p Red Brown on Laid Paper, Roulette III (12). All teeth intact, tied by Wiborg cds, boxed arrival ds on 1870 printed circular to Gamla Carleby, Very Fine

E. 350-400
525
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1479
c
1850, 15c Green (2a). Large to huge margins, tied by Paris star of dots on local folded 1852 letter, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,200
1,150
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1480
c
1849, 20c Black (3). Two, margins all around, tied on separate 1849, 1850 folded letters by diamond grids, transits on reverse, Very Fine

E. 75-100
115
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1481
c
1849, 20c Black (3). Horizontal pair, margins all around, tied by St. Quentin small cds on folded Jan. 11, 1849 letter to Metz, Very Fine early usage

E. 200-250
375
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1482
c
1849, 20c Black (3). Horizontal pair, margins all around, tied by diamond grids, Belleme cds on folded 1850 letter to Mortagne, Very Fine

E. 120-150
300
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1483
c
1849, 25c Blue (6). Two, margins all around, tied on separate 1850, 1851 folded covers by diamond grids, Paris and Montargis cds, latter is a mourning cover, Very Fine

E. 75-100
75
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1484
c
1850, 40c Orange (7). Two shades, clear to large margins, tied by diamond grids and by red Paid ds, Le Havre cds on folded Feb. 15, 1850 letter to London, Fine early usage

E. 600-800
750
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1485
c
1852, 10c Bistre (10). Ample to huge margins, showing part of adjacent stamp at top, tied by "68" in diamond of dots, Ancenis cds on neat small folded 1853 letter, Very Fine, ex Carroll Chase

E. 500-600
450
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1486
c
1852, 25c Blue (11). Large to huge margins, tied by "3174" in diamond of dots, St. Macaire cds on small folded 1853 letter to Bordeaux, Very Fine

E. 75-100
80
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1487
c
1854, 5c Green (13). Margins all around, tied by diamond of dots, Paris district cds, red due marking in box on folded 1857 letter, Very Fine

E. 100-130
190
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1488
c
1854, 5c Green (13). Four, margins all around, each tied by "1855" in diamonds of dots, Le Mans cds on folded 1856 invoice to Bordeaux, Paris-Bordeaux Railroad ds on reverse, Very Fine

E. 200-250
200
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1489
c
1854, 5c Green (13). Vertical pair, margins all around, tied by "947" in diamond of dots, Conty cds on neat small local 1858 letter, Very Fine

E. 120-150
210
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1490
c
1853, 10c Bister (14). Two, large margins all around, tied on 1856, 1859 local covers by "9" and "2199" in diamonds of dots, Agen and Mulhouse cds, one cover creased far from stamp, otherwise Very Fine

E. 75-100
75
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1491
c
1853-54, 10c Bister, 80c Lake (14, 19). Horizontal pair of last, tied by G in diamond of dots, Paris cds, red tombstone Paid on folded 1856 letter to Canada, Paris-Calais Railroad ds and Quebec arrival on reverse, Very Fine

E. 150-200
350
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1492
c
1854, 20c Blue (15). Large to huge margins, tied by "AOBC" in diamond of dots, Armee D'Orient cds on neat 1855 cover to France, Marseilles transit on reverse, Very Fine Crimean War cover

E. 200-250
400
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1493
c
1854, 20c Blue (15). Margins all around, tied by "3724" in diamond of dots, Djidjeli, Algeria cds on folded 1856 letter from Algeria to Toulon, Marseilles transit on reverse, Very Fine, ex Carroll Chase

E. 100-120
125
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1494
c
1853, 40c Orange (18). Clear to huge margins, tied by "CECD" in diamond of dots, Corps Exp. Chine cds on small 1861 cover from the expeditionary force in China to Lyon, Marseilles transit on flap, Very Fine

E. 200-250
575
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1495
c
1860, 80c Rose (20). Large margins all around, tied by "CS3" in diamond of dots and by Paris cds, red New York Paid ds on folded 1860 letter to New York, Very Fine

E. 100-120
100
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1496
c
1862, 10c Bister (25). Horizontal pair, tied by "4116" in diamond of dots, and by Ain-Beida, Algeria cds on folded 1867 letter to Constantine, Algeria, Fine

E. 75-100
120
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1497
c
1862, 20c Blue (26). Vertical pair and single, tied by "28" in stars of dots, Paris cds on 1863 mourning cover to Padova, Very Fine

E. 75-100
75
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1498
c
1862, 40c Orange (27). Tied by "5107" in diamond of dots, Tunis cds, red Algerian transit on folded 1866 letter to Marseilles, Very Fine

E. 120-150
100
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1499
c
1862, 40c Orange (27). Two, tied by Phase cds, Piroscafi Postali Francesi in box on folded 1863 letter from Smyrna, Turkey to Italy, Fine

E. 150-200
625
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1500
c
1862, 80c Rose (28). Tied by "5095" in diamond of dots, Salonique cds, anchor in diamond of dots, red Piroscafi Postali Francesi on folded 1864 cover from Salonika, Greece to Genova, Italy, Dardanelles, Turkey transit on flap, Very Fine

E. 120-150
300
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1501
c
1867, 20c Blue (33). Tied by Paris star, Paris cds, printed Par Ballon Monte on Dec. 14, 1870 La Gazette des Absents No. 16, flown in the "Le Parmentier", Dec. 30, 1870 arrival ds, Very Fine

E. 200-250
130
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1502
c
FRENCH POST OFFICE IN JAPAN. 1868, 80c Rose (36). Tied tied by "5118" in dotted diamond on 1870 cover from Japan to France, clear "Yokohama Japan 19 Mars 70" double-circle ds, neat red "PD", backstamps include "Marseille A Lyon Special" ds, Extremely Fine

E. 200-250
650
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1503
c
1867, 30c Brown (34). Tied by "35" in star of dots, Paris Ministry of Finance cds, ms. "Par Ballon Monte" on Sept. 30, 1870 balloon post cover, flown in the L'Armand Barbes to England, Worthing Oct. 13, 1870 arrival marking, Very Fine

E. 200-250
400
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1504
c
1870, 20c Blue (57). Tied by diamond of dots, Paris Les Ternes cds, ms. Par Ballon Monte on Jan. 23, 1871 balloon post cover, flown in the "Le Torricelli", Jan. 31, 1871 arrival ds, Very Fine

E. 250-300
160
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1505
c
1870, 20c Blue (57). Tied by "2" in star of dots, Paris cds, printed Par Ballon Monte on Nov. 22, 1870 balloon post cover, flown in the "La Ville d'Orleans" which landed in Norway, Dec. 12, 1870 arrival ds, Fine

E. 300-350
575
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1506
c
1849-72, 5c-80c Ceres, Napoleon (betw. 3-62). Sixteen covers, nine with imperforate stamps, variety of cancellations, destinations, incl. Belgium, Germany, Very Fine lot

E. 200-250
400
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1507
c
1870, 20c Ultramarine (N6). Two, tied by Ars an der Mosel and by Lemberg in Lothringen cds on separate August 1871 covers, one in combination with France 20c Blue No. 57, Very Fine

E. 75-100
260
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1508
c
1859, 10c, 40c Eagle & Crown (3, 5). Large margins all around, tied by GOR in diamond of dots, Senegal cds on 1868 cover to Bordeaux, Very Fine

E. 75-100
325
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1509
c
1900, 3m Black Violet, 5m Slate & Carmine (18-19). Tied by Duala cds on registered 1908 cover to Germany, Very Fine, Michel DM 2,800

E. 500-600
425
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1510
c
GERMAN STATES. 1849-67, four covers, incl. Bavaria, Prussia and one stampless cover from Heidelberg, variety of rates with two covers to U.S., Fine lot

E. 100-150
325
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1511
c
1912, 5pf and 50pf Zeppelin Postal Card (Sieger 16A). Oval Wiesbaden-Frankfurt ds, flown on airship Viktoria Luise, Very Fine

E. 100-125
100
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1512
c
GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC. 67 covers & a few cards, mostly FDCs but includes some attractively franked commercial usages, Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
90
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1513
c
1840, 1p Black (1). Plate 1a, margins all around, tied by red MC cancel on small folded May 30, 1840 letter, Very Fine first month of usage, SG £250

E. 100-150
160
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1514
c
1840, 1p Black (1). Large to huge margins showing parts of two adjacent stamps, tied by red MC cancel and by Hull cds on small folded 1840 cover to Colchester, Very Fine, SG £250

E. 150-200
400
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1515
c
1840, 1p Black (1). Large margins all around, tied by red MC cancel on small folded 1840 local London letter, Very Fine, SG £250

E. 150-200
105
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1516
c
1840, 1p Black (1). Plate 6, large margins all around, tied by black MC cancel on folded 1841 cover from Cork to Dublin, date-in-diamond receiving mails on reverse, Very Fine usage, SG £250

E. 150-200
210
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1517
c
1840, 2p Blue (2). Ample to large margins, tied by black MC cancels on folded 1842 cover from Wetherby to Ferry Bridge, Very Fine, SG £650

E. 300-350
150
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1518
c
1841-47, 1p Red Brown, 1sh Green (3,5, SG 8,54). Clear to large margins, tied slightly overlapping by oval grid cancels, red Paid in arc, matching "5 cents" on folded 1851 cover from Liverpool to New York, Fine, SG £450

E. 200-250
0
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1519
c
1841-55, 1p Red Brown (3, 16). Three 1851, 1861 overall illustrated temperance and anti-slavery covers, Valentine imprints, Very Fine

E. 600-800
675
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1520
c
1847, 1sh Green (5). Clear to ample margins, tied by Liverpool duplex ds, red Paid 5c on folded 1855 letter to New York, Very Fine, SG £450

E. 250-300
0
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1521
c
1847, 1sh Green (5). Large margins to just in at left, tied by oval grid and by red Philadelphia Paid cds, Sheffield cds on folded 1854 letter to U.S., Fine, SG £450

E. 100-150
35
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1522
c
1855, 1p Red Brown, 2p Blue (16,17). Tied by "0*0" in grid field post cancel on small 1856 Crimean War cover to London, red British Army Post Office cds on reverse, Very Fine

E. 200-250
525
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1523
c
1856, 1sh Pale Green (28a, SG 73). Horizontal pair, couple nibbed perf tips, tied by grids and by Philadelphia 48 Paid cds on folded 1858 letter to U.S., Fine, SG £300

E. 100-150
0
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1524
c
1865-69, 1p-4p Victoria (30,43,49). Plates 9 and 12 of 4p, tied by A25, C51 and F87 in grids on three 1868-71 covers, used from Malta to Florence, St. Thomas to Jamaica, Smyrna to Manchester, all with cds, other markings, Very Fine

E. 100-150
300
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1525
c
1865, 4p Vermilion (43). Two, plates 10, 11 tied by C43 in oval grid, Panama transit ds, red French transit on folded 1870 cover from Payta, Peru to France, London transit, Payta cds on reverse, Very Fine, with 1987 PF certificate

E. 400-500
800
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1526
c
1875, 2-1/2p Claret (66). Plate 3, tied by "G06" in grid, British Post Office Beyrout cds in combination with France 30c Brown (62) tied by Alexandria, Egypt cds on folded 1876 cover from Beyrout to Lyon, France, several transits on reverse, Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,800
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1527
c
1898, Hand-Drawn Entire. 1p entire used from Abergele, Wales with amusing all-over drawing in ink and colored-pencil of imaginary lizard eating dragonflies- in bright green, blue green, yellow & red, original 1898 verse enclosure from H.C. Benson, "your old Park Hill Artist,", small edge wear and sealed opening tear at top only affecting address, still Fine, unique and eye-catching

E. 300-400
260
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1528
c
1840, 1p-2p Mulready Envelope, Lettersheet (U1, U4). Unused, first bit soiled, last Very Fine

235
25
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1529
c
1840, 1p-2p Mulready Envelope, Lettersheet (U1-U3). First two unused, last 1841 usage, also three 1890 Penny Post entires and one cartoon envelope, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-250
160
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1530
c
1904, 1p Red Postal Card. Tied by Lombard St. (London), Constantinople cds on reverse, red and blue French markings, carried July 1906 on the Orient Express, Very Fine

E. 75-100
0
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1531
c
GREAT BRITAIN, EGYPT, INDIA. 1871-1901, Correspondence of 51 covers, nearly all addressed to Liverpool, variety of issues, usages, many scarcer such as Great Britain used from Malta, Gibraltar, Suez, varying condition, but many are Fine-Very Fine

E. 450-600
750
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